Organic Fruits,Herbs,Veg (M)

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Photo unavailable MARJORAM, SWEET-
Organic Marjoram

A milder, sweeter relative of oregano. Use fresh or dried. Like basil, pinch flowers to promote leaf growth. Many gardeners have successfully over-wintered this tender perennial, while others pot it up in the fall to bring delight to a winter kitchen. To dry, harvest stems to hang in bundles. Lvs can be easily stripped off when dry. Ht: 1-2 ft. Exp: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9-10. (Maturity: 85 days) (Origanum majorana)

MELISSA officinalis (Lemon Balm), Organic Lemon Balm MELISSA officinalis (Lemon Balm)
Organic Lemon Balm

Perennial. Lemon balm is a strongly aromatic herb with a lemony fragrance and excellent medicinal and culinary qualities. Best to use when fresh. Use in warm or cold drinks, deserts and salads. Great to use when cooking. Forms a nice green clump of heart shaped leaves 12-18" tall. Best to harvest in mid to late afternoon when the oils are strongest.
Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MELON 'Crane'
Organic Heirloom Melon

Heirloom - Devolped by local Sonoma County farmer Oliver Crane by crossing a cantaloupe with a Japanese melon. This Crenshaw-type melon produces 4-6 pound teardrop-shaped fruit that have light-orange flesh that is very sweet and juicy. The skin is green with orange spots when ripe. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 75-85 days) (Cucumis melo 'Crane')

Photo unavailable MELON 'Emerald Gem'
Organic Melon

Heirloom-Most popular melon of the late 1800's, hailed as “altogether unapproached in delicious flavor & luscious beyond description.” Small 2-3 lb fruits ripen from emerald green to ylw-brown. Pale orng flesh is juicy, sweet, & somewhat spicy in flavor. Fruits are borne on compact plants. Heavy producer. Plant in sun. Short harvest window; pick melons when skin becomes netted & fruits slip from the vine. (Maturity: 70-90 days)

Photo unavailable MINT, MOROCCAN
Organic Moroccan Mint

Perennial Herb: Highly aromatic with prostrate growth and easy to grow. Very refreshing in salads and drinks. Light green leaves with serrated edges. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 24". Spread: 24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy (Mentha spicata 'Moroccan')

Photo unavailable MINT, PEPPERMINT
Organic Peppermint

Perennial Herb: It's strong mint flavor is excellent for teas, desserts, salads, sauces, vegetable dishes and ground beef. Also makes a good facial stem. Height: 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy. (MENTHA x piperita)

Photo unavailable MINUTINA (Plantago coronopus)
Erba Stella, Buckshorn Plantain

Unique Italian heirloom. This cold weather salad green is prized for its mild nutty flavour and crunchy texture. Makes a dense clump of long leaves that are forked a bit like the horns on a deer, hence the name. Flowers are edible. Good fresh or cooked. Easy to grow. Plant in full sun. (Maturity: 50 days)

Photo unavailable MUSTARD 'Green Wave'
Organic Mustard

A favorite American mustard (or tendergreen) for many years. It is mild & succulent in all dishes. The mustardy flavor mellows when cooked. It has a bright green color that is most commonly used in salad mixes to add contrast. As baby leaf, leaves are flat w/softly serrated edges. Extremely slow to bolt. A high yielding & reliable workhorse variety. 2 feet. (Maturity: 21 days baby, 45 full size) 1957 All-America Selections Winner.

Photo unavailable MUSTARD 'Ruby Streaks'
Organic Mustard

One of the most attractive of all baby leaf mustards. This variety adds delicate spice and colorful elegance. The deeply-lobed and lacy burgundy leaves are airy and lofty with a bright green stem. The color is darkest from summer through fall. The streaks offer a mild, sweet mustard flavor and rosy elegance to any salad plate or stir fry. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 20 days baby, 45 full size) (Brassica juncea ‘Ruby Streaks’)

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